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Things To Do in Bakersfield, CA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Buena Vista Museum

Buena Vista Museum

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Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

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Bakersfield Home and Garden Show

Bakersfield Home and Garden Show

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Sundale Country Club

Sundale Country Club

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Sierra South Mountain Sports

Sierra South Mountain Sports

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Edwards Bakersfield Stadium 14

Edwards Bakersfield Stadium 14

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Buena Vista Museum

Buena Vista Museum

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Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

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McMurphy's Irish Pub

McMurphy's Irish Pub

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Wind Wolves Preserve

Wind Wolves Preserve

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Valley Plaza Mall

Valley Plaza Mall

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Firehouse

Firehouse

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California Living Museum

California Living Museum

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Local Resources in Bakersfield, CA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Fresno Pacific University Bakersfield Center

Fresno Pacific University Bakersfield Center

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Bakersfield Fire Department

Bakersfield Fire Department

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Adventist Health Bakersfield

Adventist Health Bakersfield

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KGET (TV)

KGET (TV)

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The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield Californian

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Meadows Field (BFL) Airport

Meadows Field (BFL) Airport

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Dish Network

Dish Network

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